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BACK TO NATURE Marine Paint Remover

An environmentally safer alternative to caustic or methylene chloride paint removers, West Marine marine paint remover is formulated to remove up to five layers of marine antifouling, topside paints and varnishes in one application. The process is simplified by its blue color which turns white or light blue when paint is ready to be removed. Biodegradable, non-flammable, odor-free and it easily cleans up with water. As a paste, it clings to vertical surfaces and can be applied by brush, spray or roller.
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Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Marine Paint Remover, Quart 4506713 66132
In stock online.

$19.99

Marine Paint Remover, Gallon 10209260 661G1
In stock online.

$59.99

Marine Paint Remover, 32 oz. Spray 11212321 66332M
In stock online.

$13.99

Product Description

An environmentally safer alternative to caustic or methylene chloride paint removers, West Marine marine paint remover is formulated to remove up to five layers of marine antifouling, topside paints and varnishes in one application. The process is simplified by its blue color which turns white or light blue when paint is ready to be removed. Biodegradable, non-flammable, odor-free and it easily cleans up with water. As a paste, it clings to vertical surfaces and can be applied by brush, spray or roller.

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Back To NatureMarine Paint Remover
 
3.3

(based on 12 reviews)

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58%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (8)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Messy (3)

Best Uses

  • Outdoors (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (7), Casual/ recreational (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Works great and easy clean-up!

I believe those having trouble with this product are not adhering to the directions on the label. It says 60-80* and minimum 4 hours. I used it on an old McKee and...Read complete review

I believe those having trouble with this product are not adhering to the directions on the label. It says 60-80* and minimum 4 hours. I used it on an old McKee and could not have been happier. Three layers came off right to the gel coat. No fumes, no burning skin, easy to clean, doesn't hurt gel coat. I love this stuff. I am usually a non-believer when it comes to the performance of eco-friendly products, but this one performs.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not as good as expected

This remover only took off one layer of paint at a time, not the 5 layers it was supposed to. I would not recomend it if you have multiple (more than 1) layers...Read complete review

This remover only took off one layer of paint at a time, not the 5 layers it was supposed to. I would not recomend it if you have multiple (more than 1) layers of bottom paint to remove.

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5.0

Paint Remover Success

By D

from Sac

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to Use
  • Protects Well
  • Visually Pleasing

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Marine Paint Remover:

      N/A

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Marine paint remover

      By B.C

      from F0NTANA CALIFORNIA

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Marine Paint Remover:

          worked just as advertised very easy to use and was easy to remove

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          Paint Remover

          By Butchito

          from Clarkston, MI

          About Me Beginner

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Marine Paint Remover:

              Lid was difficult to pry open

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Easy to apply with better than average results

              By H2O MD

              from Baton Rouge La

              About Me Beginner

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Use

              Cons

              • Messy

              Best Uses

              • Outdoor

              Comments about Marine Paint Remover:

              Messy but easy to use
              Wear rubber gloves and cover boat trailer

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              2.0

              Doesn't work

              By West Wind

              from Santa Rosa

              About Me Advanced

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Low odor

              Cons

              • Difficult to Use
              • Doesn't Work Well
              • Ineffective

              Best Uses

              • Outdoor
              • Small Project

              Comments about Back To Nature Marine Paint Remover:

              followed instructions to the T, and it didn't take off more than one coat at a time. it was very labour intensive 2 months of scrapping off the bottom paint of the hull of my Santana 22. sand blasting/soda blasting/some other blasting method would work a thousand times more efficiently, and not waste your time.

               
              3.0

              works but never agian

              By tony320

              from Lyn,ON,Canada

              About Me Advanced

              Pros

                Cons

                • Messy

                Best Uses

                • Outdoor

                Comments about Marine Paint Remover:

                I have a 32 ft cruiser whitch had about 6 layers of antifouling in places. the stripper did remove about 3 coats per application, bought 4 gallons and have 1 left. After stripping there still requires alot of sanding.
                next time will bite the bullet andd soda blast it, it would have been cheaper and alot less labour intensive. But if labour is not an issue it does what it claims

                Service and delivery comments:

                All good no complaints

                 
                1.0

                waste of money!

                By Denise

                from SE PA

                About Me Advanced

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Ineffective

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Marine Paint Remover:

                    I was hoping for an easier way to get varnich drips and runs from the non skid gelcoat on a 30ft sailboat. I'm going to leave it on overnight and see if that works.

                     
                    1.0

                    Sandpaper would of been cheaper

                    By Kid Racer

                    from Seattle Wa.

                    About Me Advanced

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Easy Cleanup No Odors

                    Cons

                    • Ineffective

                    Best Uses

                    • Outdoor

                    Comments about Marine Paint Remover:

                    Iwould not reccomend this product. It barely touched the clearcoat on my fiberglass hoodscoop. Didnt do anything to the basecoat. Hours of sanding are now needed. Waste of [$]

                     
                    3.0

                    Pretty good stuff

                    By Nobis

                    from Alabama

                    About Me Advanced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Does not burn skin
                    • Easy to Use
                    • No noxious odors

                    Cons

                    • Not as strong as some

                    Best Uses

                    • Removing paint

                    Comments about Back TO Nature Marine Paint Remover, Gallon:

                    I use it to strip bottom paint. It's nice to be able to strip under the boat with out worrying about whether you get the product on you or not. Easy on the skin and nose. While on some of the thicker paint it may take two coats; it still beats the heck out of sanding. Note: Works best if you read and follow the instructions and stir it good before application. Three gallons will do a 23 foot sailboat....Not bad for a "Green" product.

                     
                    5.0

                    Great Product

                    By Peelin' [$]

                    from St. Lucie, Florida

                    About Me Casual/ Recreational

                    Pros

                    • Easy to Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Marine Paint Remover:

                        Product well surpassed my expectations! I am skeptical of the so called "bio/eco friendly" cleaners, but this one works like a champ. Easy clean up, easy application. I did need to do a secong coat on the water line but thats to be expected. Would definetly recommend in the future.

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